Sometimes, putting together the best complement of everyday carry gear means diversifying as much as possible. You can be just as prepared for a classed-up luncheon as you can an emergency situation without decking yourself out in gaudy or cumbersome gear – you just need to know where to look. Lucky for you, we’ve put together this week’s pocket dump with a mixture of carry-friendly items that can work just as well for minimalists, survivalists, urbanites, and your average everyday carry enthusiasts alike. Because, as much as possible, looking like you’ve got your stuff together and actually being ready for a wide array of contingencies should go hand in hand.
Opinel No. 8 Trekking Knife
This Beechwood handled Sandvik stainless steel pocket knife is perfect for outdoor exploring thanks to its solid construction, hiking pack-friendly leather lanyard carry option, and Virobloc safety ring lock system.
Exotac Waterproof Match Case
A work of survivalist genius, this 3.3″ anodized aluminum case can hold up to 20 matches inside it’s watertight (up to 5 meters) construction. It also comes with striking pads, in case you use safety matches, and has a lanyard loop that can fit up to 2 strands of 550 paracord.
Orbitkey Active Elastomer
Built from a durable TPU elastomer, this handy keychain accessory is an excellent means by which to keep your keys both organized and jingle-free. And while it can fit up to 7 keys on its own, it also comes with a secondary attachment for key fobs or other accessories.
Arktype PMK Quick-Release Keychain
This keychain combines the convenience of a quick-release with the security of a carabiner, thanks to its combination of a heavy-duty steel snap shackle and slim profile neodymium magnetic clasp. It’s also handwoven with 550 paracord, which can be used in an emergency survival situation, as well.
Bellroy Slim Sleeve Wallet
The brand’s smallest and most sustainable bifold wallet, Bellroy’s Slim Sleeve still offers an abundant carry capacity of up to 12 cards. It also features dual quick-access slots, a pull-tab for infrequently used cards, and a dedicated pouch for folded currency.